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1  But war is pain, and hate is woe.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
2  And had you watched Ahab's face that night, you would have thought that in him also two different things were warring.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
3  Consider, once more, the universal cannibalism of the sea; all whose creatures prey upon each other, carrying on eternal war since the world began.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 58. Brit.
4  They fence with their long lower jaws, sometimes locking them together, and so striving for the supremacy like elks that warringly interweave their antlers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
5  Now, as a vessel of war readily passes through the Dardanelles, hence a sperm whale could, by the same route, pass out of the Mediterranean into the Propontis.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
6  Nor when expandingly lifted by your subject, can you fail to trace out great whales in the starry heavens, and boats in pursuit of them; as when long filled with thoughts of war the Eastern nations saw armies locked in battle among the clouds.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in ...
7  His deep chest heaved as with a ground-swell; his tossed arms seemed the warring elements at work; and the thunders that rolled away from off his swarthy brow, and the light leaping from his eye, made all his simple hearers look on him with a quick fear that was strange to them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
8  Meanwhile, as we thus lay entranced, the occasional sudden frantic spectacles in the distance evinced the activity of the other boats, still engaged in drugging the whales on the frontier of the host; or possibly carrying on the war within the first circle, where abundance of room and some convenient retreats were afforded them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.